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 Mark_It_Up
Joined: 3/15/2011
Msg: 382
What puts you off messaging someone?Page 24 of 24    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24)
"No point writing anything cos we all know you guys only look at the pictures"

Immediate NEXT and a little laugh to myself, knowing you're reaping exactly what you sew, because by writing this you've given us nothing to go on BUT the pictures.
 scareymush
Joined: 8/9/2011
Msg: 404
What puts you off messaging someone?
Posted: 10/31/2013 1:56:18 PM
When he's slept with or been intimate in some way with half the cyberverse of POF and beyond.
 Loose_end
Joined: 9/12/2006
Msg: 415
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Posted: 11/11/2013 2:41:27 PM
I remember this thread.......A classic

You know when you message someone, a really nice message, and they say "You're the last person i would ever want to talk to, let alone meet! I cannot believe that someone could be so ugly i nearly vomited over my keyboard"

That almost puts me off messaging them :)
 try1more
Joined: 12/16/2007
Msg: 420
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Posted: 11/23/2013 9:48:35 AM
when i see a profile that has no photo, with a headline that says looking for a man with a sense of humour, i find that a little offputting :-)
 Kahuna_1968
Joined: 3/3/2013
Msg: 423
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Posted: 11/23/2013 11:17:40 AM
What puts me off messaging someone is ....When they say looking for someone honest and don't put a picture up!
 Kahuna_1968
Joined: 3/3/2013
Msg: 425
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Posted: 11/23/2013 11:57:38 AM
Haha...POF never fails to surprise me
What puts you off messaging someone?
Posted: 11/27/2013 1:55:02 PM
'If you wanna know just ask'

Mono-music genre lovers.

ZOMG!!! I'm such a barbie doll types.
 GeordieColin
Joined: 10/18/2012
Msg: 440
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Posted: 12/18/2013 4:26:46 PM
Those who state endless put offs
 Gandalfrodo
Joined: 9/22/2013
Msg: 444
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Posted: 1/7/2014 10:17:03 AM
Bad grammar, bad spelling, and txtspk. Not fancying the person. Right-wing politics. Gold-digging princesses. People who are serious about their religions. A list of criteria that I do not meet. Excessive distance.
 Jo van
Joined: 5/23/2009
Msg: 445
What puts you off messaging someone?
Posted: 1/7/2014 10:43:26 AM
I find this site fascinating, -as a keen amateur observer of the human condition.

I'm not just picking on these two examples, but they illustrate my point nicely:

A ladies profile that starts with a list of things they don't want.


Those who state endless put offs

While I agree that it's better to appear positive, rather than negative, in one's profile:
to state the things which you do like, rather than exhaustive lists of those things you don't like, -that's just my opinion, and I applied it to my own profile..(mostly , when I was looking, and not 'hidden').
Those profiles which I didn't find attractive, (for whatever reason) I just passed them by, and moved on to the next.

So we have 23 pages here, of things that people don't like, things which "put you off".
Why is it OK to list them here, but not in a profile...?

I mean, I can understand the therapeutic properties of a good rant, especially for people who are bitter from numerous refusals, or lacks of response, but how would you feel if someone listed something, which appeared on your own profile..?
Would you take it as "constructive criticism", -even if you hadn't asked for a "profile review"..>?
Isn't this just a way of criticising other people's profiles..?
-Which I thought was against the rules....

 Fabreezey
Joined: 1/4/2014
Msg: 449
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Posted: 1/8/2014 6:07:51 PM
I was never enthused about profiles which said "I can talk for England"...
 Fabreezey
Joined: 1/4/2014
Msg: 453
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Posted: 1/14/2014 7:40:46 AM
I never understood why people state they have a good sense of humour in their profiles and yet come across as really sad. Some people just don't seem to get that it's not what you write which gets people to notice you, it's how you write which sets you apart from other profiles. It's pointless saying you're as funny as feck if you come across like a wet lettuce. Still, some people probably like wet lettuce...
 Gandalfrodo
Joined: 9/22/2013
Msg: 457
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Posted: 1/15/2014 4:12:34 PM
Agreed with most of that.
 Foodnmusicguy
Joined: 5/7/2014
Msg: 459
What puts you off messaging someone?
Posted: 6/11/2014 12:23:14 PM
Check out msg 8

You're not stupid , you're YOUNG

As for the topic, any woman with more than 11 kids
 Corny2x
Joined: 10/7/2008
Msg: 462
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Posted: 6/23/2014 12:28:11 AM
People who write NOTHING in their profile and write 'if you want to know anything ask'.

That just shows that you're lazy and can't be bothered to say what makes you special.
 dekovite
Joined: 7/26/2011
Msg: 466
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Posted: 6/27/2014 8:41:53 AM
The ones with "Looking for a nice guy" wind me up - that maybe the case, but I bet you only reply to the bad guys and ignore the "nice" guys !

And the mirror selfie - not realised if you turn the phone/camera around to use the view finder in the mirror, you don't end up with the photo of you with said phone/camera blotting you out ;-)

Not that any of that is going to help me get replies - serial ignored here :D I even tried adding "maybe you should message me as I'm obviously picking the wrong people" in my profile for a while !
 Jonznice
Joined: 6/5/2011
Msg: 473
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Posted: 8/5/2014 12:00:29 AM
See the "You're not my type!" thread
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